Nagpur: Accelerating its drive against motorists riding without helmets, the traffic police have caught as many as 670 people and handed out challans to them. The intensity of checking was such that this number of offenders was achieved in just two days. Traffic cops have been on their special drive particularly during morning hours between 7 am to 9 am.
It may be mentioned that a section of media had reported that the helmetless driving is more rampant during early morning and evening hours. Taking note of the reports, DCP (traffic) Raj Tilak Roushan issued instructions to launch the special drive.
Zonewise,163 riders were caught by Sonegaon zone cops followed by 147 under Cotton Market zone. Indora and MIDC zones penalized 103 and 95 motorists for riding two-wheeler without helmets.